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Did you know that automated manufacturing is one of the fasting growing industries in the Southeast? more

Feb 21, 2017 3:39 PM resume/career

Vocabulary is so much more than a Friday quiz in English class or a pile of flashcards used to prepare for the SAT.  Like it or not, we are judged on how we present ourselves to others and vocabulary plays a crucial role. more

Feb 21, 2017 2:27 PM Life Skills

We’ve all seen it happen; Mom and Dad spend thousands (!!) of dollars straightening their teen’s smile only to see teeth shift back to their pre-braces state. We asked Dr. Chapman of Chapman Orthodontics for his advice! more

Feb 21, 2017 2:08 PM teen health

Check out these five resources to use in your scholarship source! more

Feb 21, 2017 1:56 PM scholarships

They love it! And oftentimes it seems that they can’t live without it. You may feel like your child is much more Internet savvy than you are, and in fact, that may be true! But as savvy as your teen may be, he or she may not be aware of the danger... more

Feb 16, 2017 3:57 PM Life Skills

What are the most popular degrees in Alabama? more

Jan 10, 2017 3:44 PM admissions

Any good parent will tell you he or she wants the best for their kids. It’s just a normal emotion that comes with being a parent. When it comes to sports, though, sometimes our parenting instincts get a little carried away. more

Jan 10, 2017 12:00 AM admissions

Take this quick quiz and find out what type of learner you are! more

Jan 10, 2017 12:00 AM test prep

Time to think about next year’s schedule! What’s the wise move: Honors or regular classes?While I can’t tell you what to do (sorry!), I can help you weigh the pros and cons of each choice. Here’s what to consider in order to make the decision... more

Jan 10, 2017 12:00 AM test prep

Mononucleosis or “Mono” for short is known as “the kissing disease,” but it’s not only spread through kissing. Mono is a virus that presents flu-like symptoms. It’s usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). more

Jan 10, 2017 12:00 AM teen health

Your son or daughter is about to make the magical transformation from teen to young adult. As the one charged with sending them off into the world, it’s no wonder you’re stressed! more

Sep 12, 2016 12:39 PM financial aid

Student athletes have many choices to make: which sport to play, what brand of gear to use, what position to play and increasingly, what kind of sports beverage to drink. In fact, sports drinks are one of the most marketed products to young adults. more

Sep 8, 2016 2:25 PM teen health

Every southern fashionista knows how tricky fall can be-—you begin to pine for cozy knits and sumptuous suedes, but the thermometer can demand flip flops and tank tops well into November. more

Sep 6, 2016 2:06 PM Life Skills

Senior year is such an exciting time! There is so much happening and even more to look forward to; it’s no wonder that many seniors find themselves in a bind at the end of the year because they’ve fallen victim to senioritis. more

Aug 30, 2016 11:59 AM Life Skills

Each first day of school marks one year closer to adulthood! The best way to make sure teens are prepared? Give them more responsibility now! more

Sep 1, 2016 2:51 PM Life Skills

Does the thought of all those decisions, applications and deadlines make your head spin? Don’t panic! Here’s everything you need to know to help you deal. more

Aug 16, 2016 1:40 PM applications

It’s that time of year when students get ready for summer and fun in the sun. Some may think going to a tanning bed is safer than being in the sun, but the experts say the use of tanning beds is why physicians are treating more young people for skin more

Apr 28, 2016 2:34 PM teen health

With the summer months here, encourage your teen to find a summer job to earn some money rather than sitting at home! more

Apr 27, 2016 11:42 AM jobs/careers

With college looming on the horizon, you might have some fears that leave you a little afraid to test the collegiate waters in the fall. Don’t let these common nerves keep you up at night! With this advice we hope you’ll be ready to dive on in... more

Apr 27, 2016 3:02 PM Life Skills

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, your high school student is no doubt daydreaming of relaxing the summer away. While it is important to leave some time to unwind, there are many reasons it may be wise to consider a summer camp. more

Mar 16, 2016 3:13 PM Life Skills 1 Comments

When should you take the ACT/SAT? Megan Dorsey is a college admissions expert and provides tips for finding the best time to take it. more

Mar 16, 2016 12:23 PM test prep

So your child has studied hard, put in the work, and has been accepted to that prestigious school of their dreams. Congratulations! But when your child's first choice is out of reach, how do you break the news that you cannot afford to make it work? more

Mar 15, 2016 4:43 PM financial aid

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